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Strongly Supports
Abortion is a woman's right
Abortion: Keep safe & legal abortion
Abortion: Cover abortion under national health care system
Strongly Supports
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
Civil Rights: Require affirmative action
Strongly Supports
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
Civil Rights: Equality by sexual orientation, including gay marriage
Opposes
Organized Prayer In Public Schools
Families & Children: Support personal responsibility; teach dispute resolution
Strongly Supports
More Federal Funding for Health Coverage
Health Care: Health care is a human right
Health Care: Nationalize health care & ensure universal coverage
Strongly Opposes
Privatize Social Security
Social Security: Donít privatize Social Security
Strongly Opposes
Parents Choose Schools via Vouchers
School Choice: Support choice within public schools
Strongly Opposes
Death Penalty
Crime: Opposes death penalty
Strongly Opposes
Mandatory "Three Strikes" Sentencing Laws
Crime: Focus on crime prevention instead of harsher sentences
Strongly Opposes
Absolute right to gun ownership
Gun Control: Support Brady Bill & thoughtful gun control
Strongly Opposes
Make Income Tax Flatter & Lower
Environment: Tax industrial pollution
Tax Reform: Tax incentives to redistribute unbalanced wealth
Tax Reform: Reform system to provide tax justice
Tax Reform: Support progressivity; no flat tax
Supports
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
Immigration: Donít blame immigrants for social and economic problems
Strongly Opposes
Support & Expand Free Trade
Free Trade: Reject NAFTA, GATT, & WTO
Strongly Supports
Link Human Rights to trade with China
China: Support human rights as cornerstone of US foreign policy
Strongly Opposes
More Spending on Armed Forces Personnel
Defense: Cut defense budget by 50%
Supports
Reduce spending on Missile Defense ("Star Wars")
Defense: SDI doesn't work; money better spent elsewhere
Defense: Abolish nuclear weapons
Strongly Supports
Continue Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others
Foreign Policy: Support social and economic justice across the globe
Foreign Policy: Assist Russia & Israel in moving towards better governments
Strongly Supports
Spend Resources to Stop Global Warming
Environment: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions now; more later
Strongly Opposes
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
Drugs: More drug counseling & treatment
Drugs: Replace Drug War with treatment and alternative sentencing
Strongly Opposes
Allow churches to provide welfare services
Labor & Farming: Support a Living Wage
Welfare & Poverty: Negative income tax to keep all adults above poverty line
Welfare & Poverty: Workfare is slave labor
Welfare & Poverty: Restore federally funded welfare entitlement program

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Pat Buchanan
President George W. Bush
Vice President Dick Cheney
Former Pres.Bill Clinton
Sen.Hillary Clinton (D,NY)
Secy.Elizabeth Dole
Steve Forbes
Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R,NYC)
Former V.P.Al Gore
Ambassador Alan Keyes
Sen.John McCain (R,AZ)
Ralph Nader
Ross Perot
Secy.Colin Powell
Gov.Jesse Ventura (I,MN)

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Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Immigration
Labor
Principles
School Choice
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War & Peace
Welfare